Damaged Disciples: Casualties of Authoritarian Churches and the Shepherding Movement, Ron and Vicki Burks, 1992. Ron was taught to subject himself totally to his disciplers in the shepherding movement. Vicki was taught to submit to her husband. This is their story of struggling to break free and rebuild their lives. For Vicki, it is the story of rescuing her “self” from non-being. Ron later earned his PhD. in counseling and was on staff at Wellspring. Here is his dissertation, Cognitive Impairment In Thought Reform Environments.
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Good things from my WebsitesWhat's the difference between sheep and goats? Tract: ch28 Difference between sheep and goats? This tract outlines the differences and contrasts between a true Christian (Sheep) from a false Christian (goat). Sections:
Goats eat Trash
Goats are arrogant
Goats are aggressie
Goats constantly jump the fence
Goats always are in a bad mood
There are Christians who do not feed themselves well spiritually speaking. In place of going to a good church with healthy spiritual food, these will feed themselves on anything, but mostly trash. ...The nature of goats is that they like to exalt themselves. It is a classic sight to see a goat with his head high in the air, while sheep have they heads bent down feeding....(Goats) are always going head to head with everyone, especially with each other, and with any who crosses them...Sheep naturally have a loyalty to a good man of God who faithfully feeds them from the goodness of the Word of God. ...Perhaps the worse mark of a goat is simple his attitude. He is never satisfied with anything. ...The mark of the children of God is their cooperation among themselves, and their spiritual and emotional support for the lives one of another, and their aversion to complaining and conflict within the family of God. They put up with things and take personal loss to keep the peace.Please support our tract ministry by donating on the tract website (see sidebar). Because of your donations we can offer these tracts online, and for free. Read the Tract ch28 What's the difference between sheep and goats?
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